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2017 JJ Atkins on Radar for Casino Fourteen

2017 JJ Atkins on Radar for Casino Fourteen

24 Apr, 2017

A Melbourne run on ANZAC Day this Tuesday will help Cranbourne horseman Greg Eurell determine the JJ Atkins 2017 potential of his lightly-raced colt Casino Fourteen.

Craig Williams has the mount on 2017 J.J. Atkins hope Casino Fourteen in Tuesday’s ANZAC Day Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The son of Casino Prince is …

Leotie on Trial for Tattersall’s Tiara 2017

Leotie on Trial for Tattersall’s Tiara 2017

24 Apr, 2017

Caulfield trainer Henry Dwyer has Group 1 Brisbane Winter Carnival ambitions including the 2017 Tattersall’s Tiara for his filly Leotie who races at home this weekend in Melbourne.

Caulfield’s Henry Dwyer has 2017 Tattersall’s Tiara ambitions this winter in Brisbane for his filly Leotie. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Heading to the track for the first time …

Doomben 10,000 Fancy Won’t Takedown Fell Swoop in Victory

Doomben 10,000 Fancy Won’t Takedown Fell Swoop in Victory

24 Apr, 2017

In-form Sydney-based horseman Gary Moore doesn’t believe his Group 1 winner Takedown will beat Fell Swoop in the Victory Stakes in Brisbane on Saturday, but highly rates his chances in the Doomben 10,000 next month.

Doomben 10,000 bound Takedown races at Eagle Farm in the 2017 Victory Stakes this Saturday in Brisbane. Photo: Steve Hart.…

Tavidream Definitely Queensland Derby Bound

Tavidream Definitely Queensland Derby Bound

24 Apr, 2017

Co-trainer Chris Gibbs confirmed over the weekend that the stable’s progressive young stayer Tavidream was “definitely Queensland Derby bound” after a win at Ellerslie across the Tasman.

A stablemate of 2015 Rosehill Guineas winner Volkstok’n’barrell (pictured), Tavidream is on track for a Queensland Derby 2017 bid this winter. Photo: Steve Hart.

A well-bred son of …

2017 Melbourne Cup Likely for Polarisation

2017 Melbourne Cup Likely for Polarisation

24 Apr, 2017

After effectively winning the Sydney Cup “twice”, Charlie Appleby’s English raider Polarisation is likely to return down under in the spring for a shot at the iconic Melbourne Cup 2017.

Stablemate of Sydney Cup winner Polarisation, Francis Of Assisi (pictured at Flemington) is favourite for the 2017 Melbourne Cup this spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

The …

Polarisation Wins Sydney Cup 2017 Re-Run

Polarisation Wins Sydney Cup 2017 Re-Run

24 Apr, 2017

The Godolphin raider Polarisation and hoop Corey Brown were first past the post in the no-race a fortnight back and finished on top again taking out the 2017 Sydney Cup re-run over the weekend.

English raider Polarisation took out the second running of the 2017 Sydney Cup with a gutsy late effort at Royal Randwick. …

Big Duke Best Backed in Sydney Cup Betting 2017

Big Duke Best Backed in Sydney Cup Betting 2017

21 Apr, 2017

Darren Weir’s in-form stayer Big Duke jumped favourite in the declared no-race a fortnight back and the punters have remained faithful getting behind the same horse in updated Sydney Cup betting for Saturday’s re-run.

Big Duke is clear favourite in Sydney Cup 2017 betting for the re-run at Royal Randwick on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Ultimate …

Boom Time for Parish in Sydney Cup 2017

Boom Time for Parish in Sydney Cup 2017

21 Apr, 2017

Jockey Corey Parish is excited about his maiden Sydney Cup ride this weekend taking advantage of the re-run aboard new edition to the field Boom Time for the Lindsay Park stable.

Boom Time in the 2017 Sydney Cup is jockey Corey Parish’s first Randwick ride on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Three horses that didn’t …

Rocket Tommy Won’t Launch Off in The Goodwood

Rocket Tommy Won’t Launch Off in The Goodwood

21 Apr, 2017

Echuca-based trainer Gwenda Johnstone has confirmed she won’t be heading to Adelaide for the Group 1 The Goodwood next month with her flying sprinter Rocket Tommy even if he wins in Melbourne on Saturday.

Jockey Jarrod Fry (pictured on Taylah’s Secret) is likely to go forward on in-form sprinter Rocket Tommy in Saturday’s Bel Esprit …

Savvy Dreams Ready for 2017 Australasian Oaks Trial

Savvy Dreams Ready for 2017 Australasian Oaks Trial

21 Apr, 2017

Pre-post favourite for next month’s Australasian Oaks 2017 in Adelaide, Savvy Nature is on track for her down under debut in the traditional lead-up at Morphettville Racecourse this weekend.

Australasian Oaks hope Savvy Nature has form around ATC Oaks champion Bonneval (pictured). Photo: Steve Hart.

Prepared at Hastings across the Tasman by Guy Lowry & …